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Linux based implementation of Apple's airplay. Used synonymously here with the defunct "shairport".

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Set two sinks with pulseaudio

I have two raop speakers that I can stream audio to from my Raspberry pi using Pulseaudio and AirConnect. At the moment, I can set either one as the default sink and it works as expected. I would like ...
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rPlay on Raspberry Pi 3

I successfully installed and launched rPlay 1.0.1 on Raspberry Pi 3. The network connection is now via WiFi (no LAN cables plugged in). However, in order to get the AirPlay working, do I have to plug ...
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Daily outgoing traffic of ~10MB normal?

I recently installed RaspAP and through their interface I saw that in the past month, everyday I had outgoing traffic of ~8-12 MB on eth0. Is it possible to see where this traffic went to? I have ...
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Difficulties Miracast iPhone -> Raspberry Pi -> HDMI -> TV

What I want to do? Cast using the miracast icon from my iPhone to RPI which is connected with HDMI to TV. OR Mirror Screen to do the same thing. Problems I have encountered: RaspberryCast 3.0 (...
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Route Audio Output Through USB Audio Jack

I've an rPi Zero that I want to connect to my speakers to utilise it as an AirPlay receiver via Shairport. I've made the same setup with my Model B+ and it works great. However, even though I made ...
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Is it possible to use alsamixer eq with shairport-sync hifiberry amp2?

I had shairport-sync functioning with a hifiberry amp2 butwhic the room it was intended for causes the setup to need some eq in a bad way. I followed instructions I found at GitHub, but now I get no ...
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Is PiCAST supposed to work like ChromeCast? If not, then which project would?

I'm looking for a program that will simulate ChromeCast on my Pi 3. I successfully installed PiCAST but I'm not seeing a new device where I can stream to on chrome on my mac or on android. Is PiCAST ...
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Shell Script won't kill PID when run by shairport-sync

I am currently running shairport-sync on a raspberry pi zero running raspbian lite. Everything works well, but I am choosing to use a soundcard for auxillary input as well. I currently have these ...
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VLC Socket bind error at boot

Short: When run the script manually it works, at boot time i get the VLC error core access out error: socket bind error: Permission denied I want to run a command at boot time, so I created a ...
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Options for streaming audio from other sources to the Pi's audio jack

What I want to do: Be able to stream all audio from other devices (Android, Windows, Linux) to the Audio Jack of the Raspberry pi with minimum latency. What I tried: - shairport: Has delay issues. ...
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Choppy sound on MPD + Airplay, working pulseaudio

My current setup is mpd server on a RPi connected via pulseaudio to an airport express sink which in turn is connected to my receiver/amp as described in Redirect audio to another AirPlay device In ...
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Can I control the volume from my phone when using shairplay with optical output?

I've recently bought a Raspberry Pi to use as an AirPlay device, using Shairplay. However, I've realized that the audio quality from the 3.5 mm plug on the Raspberry Pi is quite bad, meaning that I'm ...
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Openelec(Kodi) Amazon Instant video?

As far as I know(I researched!) Kodi can only support Amazon Prime Instant video, right? Well, I don't have a prime account, and am not planning on getting one(I live in Muscat, Oman, where a prime ...
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Shairport and Shairport-Sync problem

I have been trying to use my Pi as an AirPlay receiver for my home stereo system. To do so I first downloaded shairport using this tutorial, How-To: Turn your Raspberry Pi into a AirPlay receiver to ...
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Shairplay drops frames

I had shairplay (a rewrite of shairport) running fine with ALSA on my RPi. Then I installed PulseAudio and some other programs and now it's dropping frames all the time and produces only stuttering ...
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Airplay on Raspberry Pi with minimal software

How can I Airplay to my Raspberry Pi without any software. I am currently using OSMC to do this but all I want to do is be able to Airplay through the Raspberry Pi and onto my stereo through my ...
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Why does shairplay quality on raspi decreases when using system wide airplay?

I installed shairport on my raspberry pi 2 as described here. When I start a song on my Macs iTunes, by configuring the airplay inside iTunes, the output quality on the analogue jack of the raspberry ...
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Shairport make error on RetroPie

Following the Readme instructions (as well as other websites), I get some errors when using the make command while building Shairport. I configure it and it all seems okay: pi@retropie ~/shairport $ ...
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How Can I Uninstall Shairport?

I have installed shairport on my raspberry pi by following various instructions but mainly from this: http://snippets.khromov.se/raspberry-pi-shairport-build-instructions/ I would now like to know ...
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Airplay plus Bluetooth Speaker

I would like to develop a Raspberry PI "music receiver" that would play Airplay audio by default, but if a Bluetooth audio source connected to it - it would use that as the audio source instead of ...
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Shairport stutters with Comfast (RTL8188CUS) WIFI dongle

Shairport works fine playng a song via AirPlay from an iPad when the Raspberry Pi is connected through Ethernet, but stutters and stops when using a Wifi Comfast dongle based on the RTL8188CUS chipset....
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Raspbian: Shairport doesn't work

I have Raspberry Pi with Raspbian. So, I try to install shareport with this tuturial. Everything installed fine. But I can't see Pi from my macbook. $ shairport -vv ALSA lib pcm.c:2217:(...
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Stream linux sound output to Raspberry Pi

Okay, I know there are tons of Raspberry Pi audio setups out there and I've probably read thru most of them by now. My understanding is that the common use case is using the Raspberry Pi to play off a ...
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Shairport on Raspberry PI

I followed these steps to install Shairport on Raspbian http://jtech4you.com/how-to-setup-a-raspberry-pi-airplay-receiver/ and it works fine, except one thing: after a while (the next day), my ...
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Use raspberry pi as remote speaker

I was able to install shairport on my raspberry pi (whezzy, Xorg disabled) wich is connected to my speakers and my router. This way I was able to send Audio from my notebook (Airfoil for windows) and ...
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Archlinux safe power cycling?

I'm running my Pi as an Airplay server(using Shairport). Now I'm wondering if there is any way to prevent the SD-card from getting corrupted if I cycle power unexpectedly? I read about mounting the ...
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Problem installing Net::SDP

I'm setting up an AirPi using these instructions, but I get an error when I try and start shairport: pi@raspberrypi ~/shairport $ ./shairport.pl -a AirPi Can't locate Net/SDP.pm in @INC (@INC ...
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